Bryan Connors and Erin Higgins to Present at NEHES Virtual Fall Conference

Fungal Infections in ICUs and ORs: Sources and Prevention of Mold in HVAC Systems, Building Materials and People (Yes, People!)

Bryan Connors
September 1, 2020, 10:30-11:00 AM ET

National reports of nosocomial fungal infections in ORs and ICUs have been alarming for hospitals. There are sources of mold that are not HVAC or building related, as often incorrectly reported by news sources. This session will present the sources of mold and pathways for exposure to help prevent infections.
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The Dangers of Improper Pressurization and Humidity Levels: Strategies for Infection Prevention and Compliance

Erin Higgins
September 2, 2020, 1:15-2:15 PM ET

The principle “First, do no harm” can apply to facility managers. If not properly managed, pressurization and relative humidity can pose a risk to patients. Consequently, it’s an area targeted by regulatory agencies. Risk reduction and compliance strategies will be detailed to help facility managers assure they “do no harm.”
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2020 NEHES Virtual Fall Conference

September 1 – 3, 2020
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